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Spring 2018
Jan 22, 2018
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BIO 584 - Advanced Conservation Genetics
Advanced Conservation Genetics Irregular Prereqs.: Admission to a Biological Science graduate program or permission of department chair. Application of genetic data to conservation-related issues and ecological questions. Topics include small population size, population structure and gene flow, inbreeding, conservation breeding, and genetic identificatin and monitoring. Lab portion includes field sampling to collect and store biological samples, methods for extracting DNA from different sources, amplifying DNA, and analysis of genetic data from ongoing projects. The course will provide students with essential laboratory skills to conduct future genetic research or that are necessary for some career some position in wildlife and conservation biology. Three hours of lecture and one, three-hour laboratory per week. This is a link course with BIO 484. No credit given for students with credit for BIO 484.

4.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
3.000 Lab hours

Schedule Types: Lab, Lecture, Lecture/Lab

Biology Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     

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